Occupying the Academy: Just How Important is Diversity Work in Higher Education? Keynote by Dr. Christine Clark
This keynote will discuss the challenges of doing diversity work in higher education from the lens of equity and diversity workers at all levels in college and university settings. It will also discuss durable strategies for moving higher education diversity work forward.
Building Bridges: Alliances between Women of Color and White women: A facilitated discussion by Dr. Christine Clark
Time: 2:45-4:00 p.m.
Dr. Clark will facilitate an informal discussion on women of color and white women in the academy. How do you engage in race equity work as a white woman? What is the interplay between race, racism and patriarchy in the academy? Refreshments provided.
Dr. Christine Clark is Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, Senior Scholar for Multicultural Education and Founding Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Clark received a B.A. in economics with a minor in geology from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; and an M.Ed. with areas of specialization in cross-cultural counseling and multicultural curriculum development, and an Ed.D. with areas of specialization in multicultural/bilingual education, multicultural organizational/community development, and urban educational leadership, both from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Both events sponsored by: The Office of Equity and Pluralism, the Women’s Center, Student Programs, MCS, BC Center for Career Connections, and the Faculty PDD committee.